News Line for Auburn

Mayors speak at State of the Cities
The 2014 State of the Cities program had three Barrow County mayors discuss the progress made over the last year and some of their plans for the future.
Source: Barrow County News

Auburn named Georgia's safest city; other Gwinnett locales make list
Auburn is the safest city in Georgia — at least according to one security company’s study.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

City to ask for 4.5 million gallon reservoir
Auburn will ask the Environmental Protection Division to allow the city and Winder to withdraw 4.5 million gallons of water a day from its future reservoir.
Source: Barrow County News

Joint plan from cities to supply water may progress
The partnership between Auburn and Winder for a new water supply could take another step forward in February.
Source: Barrow County News

Auburn begins new year with new faces
A new Auburn city council member and multiple board members were sworn in during the first meeting of 2014.
Source: Barrow County News

Auburn to get apartment complex
The city of Auburn will be the home of a new senior apartment complex.
Source: Barrow County News

City to apply for grants to work on facility
Auburn will seek a grant that could pave the way to a proposed multi-purpose facility.
Source: Barrow County News

Winder, Auburn to partner on major water project
There’s a new partnership in Barrow County. On Tuesday night, the Winder city council ratified a memorandum of understanding between itself and the city of Auburn which will deal with the cities’ water supplies.
Source: Barrow County News

Six local governments apply for state transportation funds
The State Road and Tollway Authority Tuesday announced that 46 local Georgia governments, including six in our area, have applied for state money to help with transportation projects.
Source: Access North Georgia

Auburn city council may make move to stop its take home vehicle policy
Auburn City Council members say they are against allowing family members of employees to ride in city vehicles.
Source: Barrow County News

Auburn to move forward with project
Auburn city leaders received more details last week on a proposed multi-use facility that is expected to cost around $1.3 million.
Source: Barrow County News

Auburn council OKs mil rate for Barrow
Auburn residents living in Barrow County will pay the same property taxes.
Source: Barrow County News

One Auburn incumbent unseated by challenger
A challenger has unseated one of two incumbent Auburn City Council members, according to unofficial election results.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Winder race to be decided in runoff
A runoff will determine a Winder city council seat while Auburn will see a new city council member following Tuesday’s election results.
Source: Barrow County News

Barrow leaders react to cell towers
The statewide debate over cell phone tower regulations could resume during the next legislative session.
Source: Barrow County News

Winder candidates explain their visions
The Barrow County Chamber of Commerce asked candidates running for contested races in the Cities of Winder and Auburn to submit their comments from questions asked by the Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Committee.
Source: Barrow County News